Children's Services



Reference 1845

Role: Senior Practitioner (Qualified Social Worker)
Location: West Midlands
Team: MASH Team
Pay: £33.30 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum Contract
In the office: Hybrid


Are you an experienced social worker looking to make a significant impact in a dynamic and supportive environment? Join our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) team as a Senior Practitioner on a locum basis and play a vital role in safeguarding children and vulnerable adults within the West Midlands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage complex case assessments within the MASH team, ensuring timely and effective responses to safeguarding concerns.
  • Collaborate with multiple agencies including health, police, and education to ensure comprehensive safeguarding measures.
  • Provide expert guidance and support to junior staff, promoting best practices in safeguarding and intervention strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records in compliance with local authority policies and statutory requirements.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings, contributing to the development of robust safeguarding plans.


  • Qualified Social Worker with a valid HCPC registration.
  • Significant post-qualification experience, preferably within a MASH or safeguarding setting.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills with the ability to manage complex and high-risk cases.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively within a multi-agency framework.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive hourly rate of £33.30.
  • Opportunity to work within a dedicated and supportive team.
  • Enhance your skills and knowledge in a challenging and rewarding role.
  • Flexible locum position providing a balance between work and personal life.


If you are passionate about safeguarding and making a difference in the lives of vulnerable individuals, we want to hear from you! For more information and to apply, please contact Emily Cooper at 07902371315 or email your CV to


Join us and be a part of a team committed to excellence in safeguarding.

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